The correspondent trip to Institution Demir Kapija in North Macedonia turned into a series of articles in Göteborgs-Posten, which highlighted poor conditions and invoked strong reactions not least within Macedonian authorities that have now decided that the institution is to be refurbished immediately.
In September 2019 six time triathlon World Championship and European Championship medalist Jonas Colting will cycle from North Macedonia to Sweden, 2500 kilometers with challenging terrain in support of the charity event Cycle4Europe.
The charity event Cycle4Europe will bike from Skopje in North Macedonia to Varberg on the Swedish west coast. The goal is to raise money for the Loza Foundation, that works for vulnerable people in the “forgotten” Europe.
Through Loza Foundations aid project, the children at the children’s home ”25 May” in Skopje, Macedonia have now been given warm clothes and shoes for the winter. Founder Sabina Grubbeson was there when the 24 children got to go on the first shopping trip of their life. – To get to see the sheer […]
In January 2019, the Loza Foundation, together with reporters from Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten, traveled to Special Institution Demir Kapija in Macedonia. In a series of articles they describe the situation at the institution, the vulnerability and the crying need for help.
Loza Foundation is now starting their first aid project especially aimed at kids. In a joint venture with the children’s home “25th of May” in Macedonia, the aim is to give children and teenagers a helping hand, offering them support and restore their hope and belief in a brighter future. “Children without parents in the poorest […]
Sabina Grubbeson, founder of the Loza Foundation, meets one of the women who survived several rape camps during the war in Bosnia. Project in Bosnia for female war victims: For more than 20 years, the female survivors of the Bosnian war have been silenced, been told to keep quiet, all alone with their traumatic experiences […]
Photographer Joakim Roos’ thoughts of his work with Loza Foundation: He has been a professional photographer for 30 years and has visited the Balkans many times. Through his work with Loza Foundation, Joakim Roos is hoping to give his audience an insight into these countries and to document, as candidly as possible, what the situation […]
Dr Branka Antić Štauber (to the left) in one of the 156 refugee camps that still exist in Bosnia. Loza Foundation has partnered up with an organisation called “Snaga Zene” (The Power of Women): They have been called “the women that were left behind”. Thousands of widows, mothers, sisters and daughters lost everything in the Bosnian […]
Safety and learning, a meaningful life, clothes and personal belongings. Loza Foundation and UNDP have partnered up in a unique project to improve the living conditions for people with functional disabilities at Special Institution Demir Kapija in Macedonia.